Category Archives: Michigan

Malted Recovery Beverage

Yesterday, while I should have been tidying various rooms in my home, I was instead procrastinating in a common manner by perusing online bicycle articles. One of my preferred sources of diversion is the Velominati website, perhaps most well-known for … Continue reading

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The Cover of the…

…well, not quite the cover of the Rolling Stone magazine (apologies to Shel Silverstein), but the cover of the Leland Report website (October 16 edition), for the second time no less. And it’s because of a dog. The dog in … Continue reading

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Vaya con Dios, Papa

I had a good two weeks with Dad back in May. Even when I’d hear him pacing around in the middle of the night, talking to his late wife, he didn’t seem much worse than when I was visiting with … Continue reading

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Igor and the Barn Ride

Just returned from two weeks in Michigan taking care of dear old dad – chauffer, chef, shopper, sweeper, gofer, laundry wench, general companion. He’s 90 years old, and while the mind is willing, the body is busted. But it wasn’t … Continue reading

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(last) Summer Vacation

Two weeks in Michigan during late July and early August of 2011. Hot and humid, just like I remembered from 30+ years ago. But it beats mid-winter freezing rain. Hanging out with my dad in Shelby Township some 14 miles … Continue reading

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Riding with TJ / the last pie / metal pizza

Early May in Michigan. Crisp blue skies and new green buds everywhere you look. Rebirth and rejuvenation after the winter. I traveled there from LA to see my younger brother, just coming out of a near-death experience and weeks of … Continue reading

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